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    I ask because I'm going to buy that and an Xbox One this fall and I am curious to know if I can use the same external hdd, since it has two USB ports, for both downloadable WiiU titles and Xbox One titles. (Do I really want two hdd taking up space and power if I can use one? No, the answer is no)
    How does a WiiU use external storage?
    Do we think the Xbox One will use external storage like the 360 uses USB thumb drives now?

    Thanks.
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    Based on what the link says, I would say you can't. Consoles aren't known for handling partitions well, at least not officially.

    I don't own one but I doubt anyone else does either so I thought I would help!
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    If you were to take a 1tb HDD and set up the Wii U partition first you should then be able to plug it into a pc and resize the partition to 500gb using disk management from admin tools then reformat the left over 500gb to accept xbox one games.

    Not sure if that's even possible though. Think someone would have to try it before you get a definitive yes or no.
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    It is 1tb, I would like a third for the WiiU and two thirds for the One.
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    I own one...

    Anyway, if you haven't found your answer yet, it's no. Once you format your hard drive for the Wii U, you won't be able to use that hard drive for any other devices without doing a format.

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